The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

Contemporary, Distinctive New England Cuisine

Tuesday-Saturday 5:00-9:00 pm

‘Bee Happy Hour’, Tuesday-Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm

1/2 off ‘Well’ Cocktails, $5 wine and complimentary nosh

Daily ‘Early Bee’ Price Fixed, Tuesday-Saturday, 5:00-6:00 pm

Complimentary soup or salad and dessert with every entree

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Daily Specials


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm


Bee Happy Hour 5-7:00 pm, Early Bee Special 5-6:00 pm, Three Course dinner for two with bottle of wine for $75

Friday & Saturday

Bee Happy Hour On Friday


Closed, but available for private events

The Chestnut Grille and Lounge

Join us for dinner, or  relax with a cocktail in our lounge .Whether you’re coming in for a casual meal  or a special celebration in one of our beautiful dining areas,  the Chestnut Grille and Lounge is the perfect choice for any occasion. Our menu changes weekly; focusing on the most fresh, local and seasonal ingredients that the Connecticut River Valley has to offer.

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Sample Menus

Our Menu Changes Weekly to Reflect the Bounty of the Connecticut River Valley



Chilled Cucumber, Mint and Curry Soup 9

Salmon Ceviche, Apple Compote, Crispy Wonton  12

Foie Gras, Peach, Brioche, Gastrique 18

Burrata, Heirloom Tomato, Pea Puree, Balsamic 10

Traditional Caesar Salad, Romaine Hearts, White Anchovie, Pecorino Ramano 9

Watermelon and Beet Salad, Kohlrabi, Endive, Feta, Rosemary-Shallot Vinaigrette 10


Salmon, Wilted Kale, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Truffle Cream 28

Shrimp and Sweet Corn Grits, Heirloom Tomato Broth 25

Chicken Two Ways, Confit, Pan Seared, Mango, Tarragon, Cilantro 25

Pan Seared Hanger Steak, Truffle Demi Glace, Bourbon Mashed Potatoes, Haricot Vert 34

Wild Mushroom Ragout, Fennel, Porcini, Truffle 23

Duck Breast, Raspberry Demi Glace, Asparagus, Roasted Bacon Potatoes

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         Parties of 6 or More Guests, 20% Gratuity will be added


The Chestnut Grille is always serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for parties of 10 or more, seven days a week. Enjoy a private dinner in this gracious home; voted one of the best restaurants in Old Lyme CT. Please contact us for more information.